interoperability policy for all Major Automated Information System ACAT IA
acquisition programs, with the USD(AT&L).
5.1.2. Establish a process,
with the USD(AT&L), the DOT&E, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of
Staff, the U.S. Joint Forces Command, and the Combatant Commands, for early
identification of potential FoS/SoS IT and NSS interoperability and
5.1.3. Report, prior to
each program review, to the Milestone Decision Authority (MDA) the extent to
which an IT or NSS program is meeting its interoperability KPP and
supportability requirements. If satisfactory progress is not being made,
recommend, with the USD(AT&L), the DOT&E, the Chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff, the U.S. Joint Forces Command, and other DoD Components, a
course of action that the program office must take.
5.1.4. Establish, with the
USD(AT&L) and the DoD CIO, format and content guidance for the C4I
Support Plan to identify system interfaces, dependencies and operational
context for IT and NSS capabilities.
5.1.5. Lead DoD-wide review
of C4I Support Plans for all ACAT I and IA acquisition and special interest
programs. Ensure all C4I Support Plans, regardless of ACAT, are forwarded to
the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for